Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Debate - BP Smokers Pay Own Medical Expenses

Quarterfinal debate at the Brad Smith Invitational Tournament at the University of Richester in September 2008. Teams are: Hobart and William Smith A, Vermont H, Colgate C and Cornell D.

The motion was:
This house would make smokers’ pay for their own medical expenses

Hobart & William Smith as well as Colgate C advanced.

Monday, September 22, 2008

Debate - WSDC - Expand UN Security Council - Finals 2008

This House would expand the permanent membership of the UN Security Council.

New Zealand proposes, England opposes. 5-4 decision for England.

J. Scott Wunn of the USA National Forensic League serves as chair.

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Public Debate - To Vote or Not To Vote

Done in the WUDC format at the University of Vermont in September 2008.
First Prop: Jacob Klein, Karen Nelson
Second Prop: Justin Irving, Sam Natale
First Opp: Danielle Goldschneider, Lucas Caress
Second Opp: Madeline Murphy Hall, Mandy Frank

Alli Hamlin is the moderator.

Sponsored by the Lawrence Debate Union at the University of Vermont.

Debate - WSDC Quarters - Regret Beijing Olympics

This House regrets holding the 2008 Olympics in Beijing.

Scotland defeated Canada 4-1 in this quarterfinal match at the World Schools Debating Championships 2008 held in Washington DC in September.

Saturday, September 20, 2008

Debate - WSDC - Lift Sanctions on Cuba - Semifinals

New Zealand proposition, Scotland opposition.

This House would drop all US sanctions on Cuba. Semifinal round at WSDC 2008 in Washington DC USA. The debate was won by New Zealand 7-0.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

World Schools - Slovenia vs. USA - Georgia in NATO

This was a special round that had to be made up when round four for these two teams could not take place because of an accident. This was held after round eight. Slovenia won the debate 3-0.

This House would admit Georgia into NATO.

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

Links to Many NPDA and Other Parliamentary Debates

Go to http://www.net-benefits.net/showthread.php?t=11203

And see a list of new debates posted. The links here do not work but the above link does.

2006 Claremont - Semifinal - NPDA Parliamentary Debate UC Berkeley BL vs. Point Loma KV
http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...e+video+ npda

2006 APU - Semis - Pt Loma v UN Reno - (Angela Compton & Jordan Cherry)

2006 GGI - Round 7 - WWU HP v UC Berkeley BL

2006 Cal Baptist - Semifinal NPDA Parliamentary Debate - Vanguard v. UCSD

2006 APU - Finals - UN Reno v Biola

2006 APU - Round 1 - Biola v Cerritos

2006 APU - Quarters - UoP v NAU - No Child Left Behind

PLNU 2005 Semifinals - South Carolina (Ian Samuel & Marie Tenny) v. Puget Sound (Mike Allen & Melissa Case)

2006 Cal Baptist - Final NPDA Parliamentary Debate - UCSD v El Camino

NPTE 2006 Semifinals -- Last Ride of the Superhouse
Its a huge house, constructed of brick. Watch out for the phantom advantage!

NPTE 2006 Finals Gov: Puget Sound AS Opp: Loyola CM

NPDA 2006 Semifinals - William Jewell (Fuhrman & Landry) v Berkeley (Dorsi & Stein)

2005 NPDA Quarterfinals - Lewis & Clark (Gov) vs. Berkeley (Opp)

NPTE 2004 Round 3 - CSU-Long Beach MM Opposition: Truman ST

NPTE2005 Finals - Colorado State (Matthew Plush & Adam Sirimarco) v. South Carolina (Ian Samuel & Marie Tenny)

APDA Harvard '06 Semifinal Round MIT GZ v. Princeton RS
resolution: attempted murder should have the same penalty as murder.

APDA Harvard '06 Final Round Yale CW v. MIT GZ
res: liberal democracies who have the means to do so should pay for a means-tested right to emigration

APDA Nationals '04 Final Round Cornell BR v. Harvard RC

Sunday, September 7, 2008

WSDC Adjudication Briefing 2008 - Parts 1 & 2

Part One is a briefing by Aaron Maniam, chief adjudicator, and part two is a discussion for newer judges. From WSDC 2008 in Washington. Thanks to Steve Llano of St. John's University for filming these.